ECHL Today – Nov. 1

Johnstown Chiefs (2-3-0) at Toledo Storm (3-1-0) 10:35 a.m. ET
* Toledo won the last four regular season home games with Johnstown and was 8-4-0 overall in 2005-06.
* Rookie Radek Smolenak leads the Chiefs with four goals and is tied for team scoring lead with six points.
* Storm’s Dominic Vicari had 30 saves and stopped four shootout attempts for first pro win on Oct. 27.
* Chiefs’ rookie Stanislav Lascek leads the team with five assists and is tied for scoring lead with six points.

Florida Everblades (2-2-0) at Cincinnati Cyclones (3-1-0) 7:30 p.m. ET
* Cincinnati is 2-0-0 at home after season-opening wins against Pensacola on Oct. 20 and Toledo on Oct. 21.
* Everblades were 25-10-1 on the road in 2005-06, tying team record for wins.
* Cyclones’ Dov Grumet-Morris is 2-0-0 and leads ECHL with goals-against average of 2.00.
* Vince Bellissimo has a three-game scoring streak (2g-3a) and leads the Everblades with five points (2g-3a).

Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts
* Affiliations with 25 of the 30 teams in the National Hockey League marking 10th consecutive season that the league has had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.
* 305 former ECHL players have played in NHL.
* 159 have made their NHL debut in the last five seasons, including goaltenders Joey MacDonald and Mike Smith this season and a record 47 in 2005-06.
* ECHL has been represented on last six Stanley Cup champions.
* Two NHL head coaches (Peter Laviolette & Jim Playfair) and 9 assistant coaches have ECHL experience.
* Affiliations with 24 of the 27 teams in the American Hockey League.
* ECHL has been represented on last 17 Calder Cup champions.
* For each of the past four seasons, ECHL has had more players called up to AHL than all other professional leagues combined. From 2002-06 the ECHL had 1,646 call ups, involving almost 1,000 players, including 416 call ups involving 263 players last season.
* Idaho Steelheads and City of Boise will host the 15th Annual ECHL All-Star Game presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 17 and the 10th Annual ECHL All-Star Skills Competition presented by Rbk Hockey on Jan. 16 at Qwest Arena.
* ECHL and its member teams contributed more than $2.3 million for charity and relief funds in 2005-06.